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Occupational Health and Industrial Medicine

  • Clinton H. ToeweII
  • James D. Beck


Today, the family physician, whether practicing in an urban, highly industrialized locality or in a rural, agricultural setting, treats patients suffering from occupational disease almost every day. This chapter describes the scope of the occupational health problem, discusses pertinent occupational hazards and syndromes, and considers the family physician’s role in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupational disease.


Occupational Health Family Physician Sickness Absence Occupational Medicine Occupational Disease 


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  • James D. Beck

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